African Plant Database

Afrostyrax lepidophyllus Mildbr.
Family : HUACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49: 550 (1913)
Information on the genus : Afrostyrax
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree (7-)10-25 m, with cylindrical trunk (25-)30-50 cm ?and 2,7 m in girth; rarely shrub to 3 m tall; branches flexible, pendent; young branchlets densely stellate-pubescent; lower leafsurface yellowish-grey.
Ecology : Rain-forest and semi-deciduous forest on dry or wet soil; swamp forest; secondary forest; growing isolated or in small stands; c. 150-470 m alt.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 48784
Record n°48784
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